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IN BRIEF : Canada Probe of Steroids Resumes

From Times wire services

The federal inquiry into drugs in athletics, which opened after Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson was stripped of his Olympic gold medal for taking steroids, resumed today with hints of sweeping admissions to come of steroid use in track and field.

Commission counsel Robert Armstrong said in the opening of the hearing’s track and field portion that he anticipates “fresh admission of steroid use,” probably to a degree never seen anywhere in the world.


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